SAN DIEGO, CA: Linebacker Antwan Barnes #98 of the San Diego Chargers warms up for the game with the Oakland Raiders at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
By the numbers: Draft needs - Bill Williamson
The Chargers rushed four or fewer defenders on 77.5 percent of opposing quarterback drop backs last season. It was the fifth highest in the NFL. However, only Antwan Barnes had success, with nine sacks. The Chargers desperately need another impact pass-rusher.
'What if' game relevant in AFC West - Bill Williamson
The Chargers like their receiving crew even after Jackson signed with Tampa Bay. San Diego added Robert Meachem and Eddie Royal, and already has Malcom Floyd and Vincent Brown. Jackson is a star and he will be missed, but the Chargers think they have made up for his loss by having a deeper rotation.
View from the Top: Dean Spanos - Chargers.com
Chargers President Dean Spanos shares his thoughts on the Chargers' early free agency moves, the upcoming NFL draft and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's actions following the "bounty" investigation.
Parrish gives Chargers depth at WR, KR - Christopher Smith
San Diego has signed 14 free agents thus far in ’12. Parrish is the ninth player to sign with the Chargers after wearing another team’s uniform last season.
Nike, NFL unveil unis - Christopher Smith
The Chargers’ color scheme did not change. A thin white flap that previously followed the V-neck line now stops just below the shoulder numbers, and Nike’s emblematic swoosh appears on the left hip of the pants as well as on the right shoulder pad.
Chargers reach deal with another WR/KR - Michael Gehlken
If healthy and back to form, Parrish could factor into the team's punt returning, protecting Royal from the exposure. Royal, as an example, suffered a concussion last season against the Vikings when he collided with a teammate on a punt return.
Worst Cornerback Charting Stats 2011 - Aaron Schatz
Quentin Jammer has never really lived up to his rep, if our charting stats are to believed